One of the most annoying things about the MCU is the homogenization the way Marvel's superheroes look, across the board. You can see it in the Marvel's Avengers game, where the default skins look like they've been changed just enough to avoid copyright issues.
Marvel's Spider-Man also swapped out the original Peter Parker model with one that looks a bit like Tom Holland. However, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy made a conscious effort to create its own character designs.
That's why Starlord looks like Manchester United's Luke Shaw, Gamora looks much closer to her comic book avatar, Drax looks like a buff Jason Statham rather than Dave Bautista, and Rocket… still pretty much looks like a talking raccoon – but there was a chance that he wouldn't have.
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